Tag Archives: Class A motorhomes

RV Numbers Climb in May

2014 could be the best year for the RV industry since 2007. At least that was the opinion of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) following their recent announcement that May RV wholesale shipments to retailers continued to climb with … Continue reading

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June 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced three recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Forest River, Keystone RV, and Thor Motor Coach. Forest River, Inc. Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2014 XLR XLT29HSF … Continue reading

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Purchasing an RV in 8 Easy Steps

Purchasing a recreational vehicle can be an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. Purchasing an RV is a more complicated process than buying a car. If you are new to the RV lifestyle, you owe it to yourself to … Continue reading

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Which RV Is Right For YOU? Motorhome or Towable

Purchasing a recreational vehicle is largely a personal choice. Depending on a variety of factors including space requirements, towing facilities, budget, driver comfort level, and lifestyle preferences, select the type of RV that best meets your needs. The two major … Continue reading

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Newmar Reintroduces Iconic London Aire Brand 

London Aire—this iconic brand name returns to the Newmar line up as the cornerstone of the Newmar luxury motorhome family. Although not the most expensive product Newmar will offer in 2015, the London Aire represents affordable luxury and power, while … Continue reading

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Fleetwood RV Introduces New Quad Slide Floor Plan for 2015 Discovery

Decatur, Indiana-based Fleetwood RV has introduced a new floor plan for its premium Class A diesel pusher model, the Discovery. The 37R quad slide floor plan packs on abundant power with the Freightliner Power Bridge Chassis and a Cummins ISL … Continue reading

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Younger Campers Drive Sales as RV shipments Continue to Rise

It was the best April for RV shipments in seven years, according to figures recently released by the Reston, Virginia-based Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). Manufacturer shipments of all RVs tracked by RVIA were measured at 33,774 units in April … Continue reading

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Spartan Chassis Introduces Passive Steer Tag Axle

Charlotte, Michigan-based Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., has introduced its new Passive Steer Tag Axle for the Recreational Vehicle industry. This purpose-built Passive Steer Tag Axle produces a 7 percent reduction in curb-to-curb turning radius. “Spartan’s Passive … Continue reading

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RV Industry Projected To Grow For 6th Consecutive Year

The RV industry’s shipments will total 349,400 units in 2014, an 8.8 percent increase above the 2013 total of 321,127, according to RV industry analyst Dr. Richard Curtin. Releasing the forecast at the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) joint-committee luncheon … Continue reading

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Winnebago Introduces Grand Tour and Ellipse Ultra

In a recent post on Vogel Talks RVing, I detailed the re-introduction of the Winnebago Brave, the much loved classic that that made America fall in love with motorhomes. Also the Winnebago Grand Tour and the Itasca Ellipse Ultra diesel … Continue reading

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